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Ranking the NFC South Positional Groups: Safeties

#1 New Orleans The Saints boast some unusual depth at safety. Rob Ryan likes it that way. Jairus Byrd came to New Orleans as a highly sought, ball hawking safety, who looks to regain that title as the entire defense was amiss last year. With the corner position addressed, Byrd should be free to play on instincts. Kenny Vacarro was blunt towards the end of last year, saying that...
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Rob Ryan: Instead of talking, 'we'll just prove it this year'

The defense of the New Orleans Saints has the potential to turn things around in 2015 in a big way. They've added playmakers, leaders and are heading into the upcoming season with a major chip on their shoulder. The best way to describe it? The Saints are "quietly confident" as Joel A. Erickson of The Advocate puts it.On top of that, the man who loves to talk and boast about his...
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Rex Ryan once went to jail after punching brother Rob in face

If you’re a Rex Ryan fan — who isn’t? — you need to check out the profile Tim Graham of the Buffalo News did on Rex and his brother, Rob. It’s fantastic, hilarious and heartfelt. What stands out above the rest, though, is just how close Rex and Rob, who were born just five minutes apart, are. In fact, they’re so close that they may be one and the same — literally...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Rob Ryan rebuild the New Orleans Saints defense, or will he fumble over his own words?

COMMENTARY – It’s good to see a coach take responsibility when he is wrong or does a poor job. In the case of Rob Ryan, owning up to the fact the Saints defense was more like wet paper in 2014 wasn’t anything new. What was new was how the defensive coordinator faced facts that he, along with several other factors contributed to the fact the team had one of the worst defenses...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan: Rob could get head coaching job if he loses hair, gut

Although he had a few minor disagreements with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton last year, Rob Ryan is still considered by many to be one of the better defensive coordinators in the NFL. According to his brother Rex, the only thing stopping Rob from landing a head coaching job is his appearance. While...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Angry Rob Ryan yells and drops 'f—bomb' on sideline

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was visibly upset about something that happened midway through the third quarter of Sunday night’s game against the Packers. NBC showed a clip of a furious Ryan dropping an “f*** bomb” before cutting to a commercial...
Via The Sports Daily
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Ryan dances up a storm at Greek festival

Rob Ryan seems to know how to have a good time. The New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator was spotted letting loose and showing off his moves on Saturday at the New Orleans Greek Festival. Via @MichaelDeMocker Photo: @Saints def coord #RobRyan dances up a storm at the Greek Festival. #whodat @LarryHolder #whodatnation — Michael DeMocker (@MichaelDeMocker...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Ryan is having way more fun than you this St. Patrick's Day

Apparently, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan had so much fun being a king of Mardi Gras that he decided to participate in another New Orleans parade. Just a couple weeks after braving the pouring-down rain to serve as the Grand Marshal of the Krewe of Argus parade, Ryan went for Round 2 during Saturday's St. Patrick's Day parade. Rob just seems like a guy that never...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Rob Ryan celebrates St. Patrick's Day in style

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan knows how to have a good time. After braving the elements at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans earlier this month, Ryan and his luscious locks were back on the streets Saturday for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Dressed in his Sunday best, Ryan was sporting plenty of beads to go along with his beer and cigar during all of the...
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Herd of Rob Ryans take over Mardi Gras parade

Mardi Gras is serious business down in New Orleans. Kings, celebrities, beads and an unlimited amount of pageantry are on full display right now in The Big Easy. Tuesday, Rob Ryan will be the grand marshal for the Krewe of Argus parade. He'll even get to ride on a fancy float. The Saints defensive coordinator has already been spotted at a celebration dressed to the nines. Who knew...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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